Same method may be applicable on various models and operating systems. I mostly use the computer. Click Yes when prompted to delete the registry value. Turn off the computer and press this button with the end of a paper clip to open the drive to eject a disc. If it works, then reinstall the program. Keep in mind that disc drives are highly sensitive to dust and particulates in the air, and are not meant to be opened outside of a clean room.
However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Remove the disc If there is a disc in the tray, remove it and make sure it is not the cause of your problem. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drive, and made sure my drivers were up to date, they are, same issue. Also, if you are using any third party programs for burning the disc, try uninstalling it and check. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click yes.
If you're concerned about damaging the disc if not already damaged , you may want to consider removing the drive and disassembling it. Step 2: After the zip ties are inserted, slide them both towards the middle. If issue persists, the optical drive needs to be replaced. If there's something I could do to get it working again, that would be great. Image-2 Open the dvd or cd drive in windows 10 and change the Letter! If the door does not pop open, pry open the door with the fingernails of your other hand, or use a small thin-bladed tool.
You do not have to remove that entry. On the Edit menu, click Delete. Door Control , as the name might suggest, helps you control the door of the right from the desktop. If the computer is under warranty, I would be glad to arrange a service on the computer. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs.
It is advisable to have a backup of registry before attempting above steps: Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further. I can see the front gear on the left side. Method 1: I would suggest you to run the hardware troubleshooter and check if it helps. When I double-click the icon, the window is empty. If you can't find the button, you can open the Computer window assuming you are running windows and right click on the optical drive and select eject. If the computer has active warranty I shall go ahead and arrange for a service. If the drive does not eject as it should, do not force or pry it open because you may damage the drive.
Note if you do not see the LowerFilters registry entry, unfortunately this content cannot help you any further. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow. Bad drive gears If the above recommendations do not work and the drive tray does not push in, or it goes in slowly as you push, the drive gears may be malfunctioning. Hi Michael, Let us work together to resolve this issue. .
If the fit is too tight, slide them a little bit towards the sides and away from the center. General Discussion hi everyone well, I am really sad here. You will only need to insert these about 1 — 1. You need a pin or paper clip to press this one. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click yes.
For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. When the plus sign is clicked, the node expands and the appropriate registry subkeys are displayed under the node. In the right pane, right-click Upper Filters, and then click Delete. I had the cant read disk, enter ctrl alt delete to restart problem. To run the power cycle, shut down your computer normally. I had a problem like this a while ago.
Stuck disc or object in drive If a disc has become loose in the back of the drive, or another object was put in the drive by a child it can cause the drive tray to remain out. Keep in mind that disc drives are not meant to be open, and disassembling the drive will void the warranty and in some cases can damage the drive. As soon as you press the power button, press the cd door's release button, before anythin appears on the screen. In Registry Editor, expand the following registry path: 3. Ran every diagnostic there is and everything said it was fine, but the problem persisted. Now when I try to eject it, the light flashes and it makes the same grinding noise but it doesn't open.